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Author Simmons, Thomas E., 1936-

Title The man called Brown Condor : the forgotten history of an African American fighter pilot / Thomas E. Simmons.

Publication Info. New York : Skyhorse Pub., [2013]
©2013

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Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  92 ROBINSON    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  92 ROBINSON, JOH    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Biographies  BIOG ROBINSON, JOHN    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  B-ROBINSON, J.    Check Shelf
Description viii, 293 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 23 cm
Summary How did a black child growing up in segregationist Mississippi during the early nineteen hundreds become the commander of the Imperial Ethiopian Air Corps during the brutal Italo-Ethiopian War of 1935? This is the true story of John C. Robinson's struggles to be professionally respected against impossible odds during the golden age of aviation--a field that was all but closed to black Americans.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [292]-293).
Subject Robinson, John Charles, 1903-1954.
Air pilots -- United States.
Air pilots -- Ethiopia.
African American fighter pilots -- Biography.
ISBN 9781620872178: $24.95
162087217X
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